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[Ireland] Pioneering cardiologist and anti-smoking advocate Risteard Mulcahy dies aged 94

Professor Mulcahy, one of Ireland’s first anti-smoking advocates was founder and president of the Irish Heart Foundation.
Irish Times (ie)
added Jul 1, 2016 21:10
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Pat Summitt, Tennessee Basketball Coach Who Emboldened Women’s Sports, Dies at 64

She was born Patricia Sue Head on June 14, 1952, in Clarksville, Tenn...Her farmer father, Richard Head, was a disciplinarian... During the day, she joined her three older brothers in baling hay and chopping tobacco. At night, she played basketball again
New York Times
added Jun 28, 2016 11:20
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Obituary: Yul Francisco Dorado, a visionary tobacco control leader in Latin America

Before he joined Corporate Accountability International in 2005 as Director for Latin America, he worked for Consumers International, supervising and supporting the ratification and implementation processes of the FCTC in Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatema
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Jun 6, 2016 13:03
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Dave Swarbrick, British Folk Fiddler, Dies at 75

A smoker since his teens, Mr. Swarbrick struggled with failing health in the 1990s. He underwent three tracheotomies, and his emphysema grew so severe that at one point he needed oxygen onstage to perform....A double lung transplant in 2004 improved his
New York Times
added Jun 4, 2016 03:45
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Charles M. Harper, Who Made ConAgra a Food Giant, Dies at 88

Mr. Harper was chief executive of RJR Nabisco...“He was a no-nonsense executive who worked tirelessly and pushed his team hard,” Henry R. Kravis, co-founder of K.K.R. said in an email. “He inherited the investigation into the health issues associated with
New York Times
added May 31, 2016 19:21
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World's oldest person dies in New York City, aged 116

The world's oldest living person, 116-year-old Susannah Mushatt Jones, died on Thursday...Jones, who retired in 1965, had said that lots of sleep is the secret to her longevity and that she had never smoked or drank alcohol.
Reuters
added May 13, 2016 18:07
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[Latin America] PATTI LYNN: CELEBRATING YUL FRANCISCO DORADO, A DETERMINED VISIONARY

It was because of his vision that, in 2005, Corporate Accountability International established an office and region-wide presence in Latin America. In his early years on staff, Yul was an integral part of partnering with the governments of Uruguay, Colom
Corporate Accountability International
added Jun 6, 2016 13:05
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Review: Jenny Diski’s ‘In Gratitude,’ an Uphill Life on and Off Cancer Road

Diski has two particularly unpleasant diseases, lung cancer and pulmonary fibrosis...wrote frequently about her long-term love affair with smoking. This topic is not discussed ...Yet there she is on this book’s cover, stylishly wielding a cigarette.
New York Times
added May 2, 2016 04:37
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Jenny Diski, Author Who Wrote of Madness and Isolation, Dies at 68

and “Stranger on a Train: Daydreaming and Smoking Around America With Interruptions” (2002), masqueraded as travel books.... After Ms. Diski found out that she had inoperable lung cancer and pulmonary fibrosis in the summer of 2014, she started writing a
New York Times
added Apr 29, 2016 09:12
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[Africa, Kenya] 19yr-old girl dies after Sheesha smoking spree in Kiambu

A family in Kiambu county is demanding justice following the death of their 19 year old daughter who died mysteriously after allegedly taking a contaminated substance at a local pub.
MEDIAMAX NETWORK LTD. (ke)
added Apr 28, 2016 20:49
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